Festive Friday #0098 - Christmas Jumper Day

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

This week’s challenge FF #0098 - Christmas Jumper Day (aka Christmas Sweater Day)

My Grandmother always called our sweaters "jumpers" - she was from England and it was hard to change her so when I saw the theme for our Challenge this week it made me smile as I remembered my "Nana".  Also make me chuckle to think of some of the ugly sweaters that I've worn over the years for Christmas events.  Thankfully there aren't any pictures :)

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For my card today I used the Painted Christmas Suite to create a pretty card in red, green, and gold and of course some ribbon.

  1. Cut Pear Pizazz card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4". Fold on score line to form card base
  2. Cut Basic White card stock and emboss using the Timber embossing folder
  3. Adhere to card base.
  4. Cut Pear Pizazz card stock 2 3/4" x 4" and adhere to card base on an angle
  5. Cut Designer Series Paper 2 3/4" x 4" and adhere to card base on the opposite angle.
  6. Stamp sentiment on Basic White card stock using Real Red ink and cut out using Label Die
  7. Adhere to card base
  8. Cut 4" of ribbon and adhere across card
  9. Cut out 1 7/8" circle using Die from Real Red card stock
  10. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  11. Stamp holly leaves using Evening Evergreen ink and berries using Real Red ink on Basic White card stock
  12. Cut out using Dies
  13. Adhere to circle using Dimensionals.
  14. Adhere Gilded Gems
All of the supplies to make this card are available in my Online Store.

Check out my Youtube Video for tips and tricks to make this card. Don't forget to subscribe to my Stamping with Melva YouTube Channel

For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the  Festive Friday Challenge Design team.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Stephanie Lanzalotto

Melva Peters


Diane Evans

Joanne James

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                              1. And yet another GREAT card Melva!!! I have just started using that DSP

                              2. Very pretty and such a nice sentiment!

                              3. So pretty, Melva! This is a great layout. I love the gilded gems and ribbon. They are wonderful details.

                              4. I just love this Melva - your festive foliage so so fresh and colourful and nicely balanced with the white and I love the ribbon banner too!

                              5. Awesome card Melva! So beautifully put together!

                              6. This is a wonderful card. I love the design and all of the elements you've used go so perfectly together.

                              7. This is a wonderful card. I love the design and all of the elements you've used go so perfectly together.


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